Medicine Overview of Yees Tablet
Side Effects of Yees are Headache, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Flatulence, Diarrhoea.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Yees 40 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Yees 40 mg Tablet is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in relief of acid related indigestion and heartburn.
In Depth Information on Yees Tablet
- Inform your doctor if you get watery diarrhea, fever, or stomach pain that does not go away.
- Inform your doctor if you do not feel better after taking it for 14 days as you may be suffering from some other problem that needs attention.
- Long-term use can cause weak bones and deficiency of minerals such as magnesium. Take adequate dietary intake of calcium and magnesium or their supplements as prescribed by your doctor.
- You have been prescribed Yees 40 mg Tablet to reduce stomach acid and heal stomach ulcers.
- Take it one hour before the meal, preferably in the morning.
- It is a well-tolerated medicine and provides relief for a long time.
Yees Tablet related warnings
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Yees 40 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Yees 40 mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation.
Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Yees 40 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Yees 40 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Yees 40 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.
Yees 40 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Yees 40 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Yees 40 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Frequently asked questions about Yees Tablet
Q. Is Yees available over the counter?
No, Yees is not available as an over-the-counter product. It is a prescription medicine and is available only when prescribed by a physician.
Q. Can I take Yees with aluminum hydroxide and magnesium carbonate or other antacids?
Yees can be taken with antacids like aluminum hydroxide and magnesium carbonate. But antacids should be taken two hours before or one hour after taking Yees. This is because Yees requires a lower pH for its action and antacids can increase the pH of the stomach and hence decrease the action of Yees.
Q. Is Yees a controlled substance?
Yees is not a controlled substance. It is available when prescribed by a doctor.
Yes, Yees is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor. However, its use is associated with some common side effects like nausea, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, and flatulence.
Q. Can I take Yees with paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Yees can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions or harmful effects have been seen when they are used together.
Q. Does Yees cause weight loss?
Yees is not known to lower weight. However, it may cause damage to your stomach lining on a long term use and weight loss could be an indication of the same or it can be due to an underlying condition which requires immediate attention.
Q. Does Yees cause hair loss?
Hair loss has been reported as a rare side effect of Yees. Talk to your doctor in case you experience excessive hair fall while you are taking Yees.
Q. Why is Yees better than omeprazole?
Yees and Omeprazole both belong to the same class of drugs and are used in disease conditions with excess acid production like heartburn, acidity, stomach ulcers and intestinal ulcers. Yees is an S-isomer of omeprazole and is seen to provide more effective and rapid acid control than omeprazole, without any increase in side effects and fewer variations in response between different patients.
Q. Does Yees cause palpitations (feeling of rapid, strong heart beat)?
Yees can lower the magnesium levels in your body and this can cause palpitations. You must get your magnesium levels checked regularly if you have to use this medicine for more than three months.
Q. Can a patient undergoing dialysis take Yees?
Yees can be taken by a patient undergoing dialysis in a manner as prescribed by the doctor. This is extensively bound to proteins in the body, so, it is not expected to be removed by dialysis.
Q. Is Yees better than rabeprazole?
Both Yees and rabeprazole are similar in efficacy and safety. One study mentions rabeprazole as a better choice for mild-to-moderate gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) compared to Yees while another study mentions Yees provides a more effective and faster acid-inhibitory effect.
Q. Is Yees better than ranitidine?
Both Yees and ranitidine lower acid production in your stomach and treat heartburn and heal stomach and intestine ulcers. There are not many studies which compare Yees with ranitidine. However, one study mentions that Yees once daily is more effective and well-tolerated compared ranitidine twice daily for healing gastric ulcers.
Q. Can I take Yees with domperidone?
Yees can be taken with domperidone. Yees decreases the acid secretion and domperidone increases the gut motility and helps in nausea and vomiting. It is safe to use the two medicines together and these are also available as a fixed-dose combination and help in the treatment of heartburn, stomach and duodenal ulcers and gastritis.
Q. Can I take Yees with clopidogrel?
Yees decreases the activation of clopidogrel and hence reduces its effectivity. Avoid using both drugs together or use an alternate drug. Patients who are taking these medicines together needs to be monitored closely by a doctor.
Q. Can I take Yees with levosulpiride?
Yees can be taken with levosulpiride. Yees decreases the acid secretion and levosulpiride increases the intestinal motility. It is safe to use the two medicines together. Yees is also available as a fixed-dose combination with levosulpiride. This combination helps in the treatment of heartburn, stomach and duodenal ulcers and gastritis.
Q. Is dexlansoprazole better than Yees?
Dexlansoprazole and Yees belong to the same class of medicines and works the same way. Some studies mention that dexlansoprazole helps in better control of symptoms like heartburn as compared to Yees, however, there is no definitive evidence for this and different patients may find that one works better for them than the other.
Yees belongs to the class of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) which decrease the amount of acid produced in the stomach. While antacids only neutralize the stomach acid by coating the stomach.
Q. Does Yees cause tinnitus?
Tinnitus has been reported as a rare side effect with Yees (<1% patients taking this drug). Please consult your doctor if you experience tinnitus while taking Yees.
Q. Does Yees has an expiry date?
Yes, Yees does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack and it refers to the last day of that month. Do not use Yees after the expiry date.
Q. Is Yees an antibiotic?
No, Yees is not an antibiotic. It is a proton pump inhibitor used for the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
Q. Can I take Yees with nitrofurantoin?
Yees can be taken with nitrofurantoin. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Can I take Yees with ranitidine?
Yes, Yees can be taken with ranitidine. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together. As Yees do take some days to show its action, so, ranitidine is given to the patients to immediate relief.
Q. Can I take Yees with ibuprofen?
Yees can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Can I take Yees with hyoscine?
Yees can be taken with hyoscine. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Does Yees cause tiredness?
Tiredness is a rare side effect seen with Yees. Talk to your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness as this may be due to some liver abnormalities as Yees breaks down in the liver or due to an underlying condition that needs attention.
Q. Can the use of Yees cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not be reported to occur with Yees. However, its use is associated with some common side effects like nausea, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, and flatulence.
Q. Can the use of Yees affect birth control?
Yees does not seem to affect birth control, as no drug interactions have been reported between Yees and oral birth control pills. It is safe to take the two medications together.
Q. Can a patient with underlying cardiac disease take Yees?
Patients with the underlying cardiac disease can take Yees. However, Yees can interact with certain drugs (e.g clopidogrel, digoxin) which might be used by these patients. They may need to be monitored for digoxin toxicity. Yees decreases the activation of clopidogrel, thus reducing its effects, so the patients taking these medicines together should also be monitored regularly.
Q. Can Yees be given in cancer patients?
Yees is seen to increase the antitumor effect of the medicines with no added side effects. Since cancer patients may also take many medicines for the primary cancer treatment or for other symptoms and infections, there are chances of drug-drug interactions with Yees. So, it should be used only as advised by your doctor.
Q. How is Yees different from pantoprazole?
Yees and pantoprazole both belong to the same class of drugs and are seen to be equally effective in the treatment of disease conditions with excess acid production like heartburn, acidity, stomach ulcers and intestinal ulcers. However, as per some research studies, pantoprazole provides significantly faster first-time relief from daytime and night-time GERD-related symptoms than Yees.
Q. Is Yees more effective than lansoprazole?
Yes, Yees is seen to achieve a better acid control and is more effective in relief of heartburn symptoms and acid reflux symptoms as compared to lansoprazole in many research studies. Also, healing rates were consistently high with Yees.
Q. Can I take Yees with sodium bicarbonate as a buffer?
Sodium bicarbonate buffer can protect against acid degradation of Yees in addition to immediate antacid action. Yees can be taken with sodium bicarbonate as a buffer only in a manner as prescribed by the doctor.
Q. Can I take Yees with naproxen?
Naproxen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which works by reducing inflammation and pain in the body. Yees and naproxen can be taken together. There are no reported drug interactions or harmful effects of using Yees with naproxen.
Yees is not a narcotic. It is a proton pump inhibitor used for the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
Q. CAn the use of Yees cause constipation?
Constipation has been reported as a common side effect of Yees. Other common side effects associated with its use are nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and flatulence.
Q. What is the difference between Yees and famotidine ?
Yees is a proton pump inhibitor whereas Famotidine is an H2 histamine receptor blocker. Yees is more potent at inhibiting gastric acid production compared to famotidine and also its effect lasts for a long time.
Yees is not a steroid. It is a proton pump inhibitor used for the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
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